Boston.com caught Zoya munching on a petunia on sunday after the blessing. Despite their claim that she was at a “safe distance” from the dogs, she was really just looking upon her minions from above. I think this attention is going to her head. 🙂
Zoya’s first close up! The camera loves her. See how she’s looking all cute and sweet for the camera (before later pooping on mommy and trying to take down some of the North End’s Petunias). She’s prime political material.
Koopa the painting Tortoise!!
Koopa’s art is in such high demand that he actually does custom orders. Seen here, the remarkable reptile has almost finished creating a summer-themed painting requested from an Australian buyer. You might expect an artist like Koopa to take his time, but he’s quite prolific. His pieces hang in 35 of the 50 states.
T3 and NJ.
Mom and baby taking a stroll. Good thing T3 isn’t as clumsy as I am. I’d be terrified of stepping on my baby.
So I read the saddest story today on my tortoise mailing list. Tortoise twins! Twin hatchlings, one normal sized & alive and one tiny & deceased, were born to a list member. When torts are born, they hatch with the yolk attached and absorb it for nutrients. Though its sad that one didn’t make it, I am in awe of how small and perfectly formed the little twin is.
“look what I did mommy!!”
Gotta love a playful tort. This one is unbearably adorable.
Special thanks to Kim, mommy of this adorable tort, on the Turtle Rescue of Long Island mailing list! this brightened my day.
In a bizarre attempt to honor the Year of the Rabbit and educate the public, an aquarium in Seoul has hosted a reenactment of Aesop’s classic tale, “The Tortoise and the Hare.
The strange, surprisingly entertaining event in South Korea featured a sea turtle instead of a tortoise and a diver dressed up in what appears to be rabbit pajamas, to play the part of the hare.
Diver Races Sea Turtle (by uzoouk)
Theirs is a forbidden love…